Golden Browns – Color Inspiration

A dramatic close up of a lion's face proves that shades of brown can be quite striking and is the inspiration for today's Golden Browns color inspiration scheme. Color codes (from top to bottom): #dfcfc2, #e6bc94, #c39154, #795233, #4a3a2d

Shades of Jade – Color Inspiration

This color inspiration is all about the shades of green in this gorgeous photo which reminds me of all the fabulous jade carvings I saw on a trip to China. Color codes (from top to bottom): #d5f3e7, #a6cfad, #3eb686, #01965e, #007a3d

Creating A Spa Bathroom At Home

Design has been my occupation and “preoccupation” all of my adult life. So when it came time to redesign our master bath I visualized what I would enjoy most in the new space. There are many ways to build the perfect bathroom and I will admit that I discarded a few along the road to ...

Shop This Look: Eclectic Modern Living Room

I am really digging this Eclectic Modern living room I just created for our sister site designboards.net. The mid century modern chairs commonly known as the Papa Bear chair or Teddy bear chair are so comfortable you really have to sit in one and experience the feeling. I knew I wanted to create a room around this iconic ...

Design Tip – How To Keep Taper Candles Straight

Your table is set for guests and at the last moment as you try to add the taper candles to your lovely new candlesticks they flop drunkenly over. No matter how many times you stubbornly set them upright they just refuse to stay. Agrr! Now instead of your tablescape looking magazine ready, it looks like ...

12 Chic Storage Baskets For Grown Ups

One of my New Year's resolutions is to get more organized which isn't easy with a baby and a toddler in addition to my husband and myself. I'm always amazed at how quickly our house becomes messy when I could swear that we just picked everything up 15 minutes before. It seems I am forever picking up ...